Suspected Inborn Errors of Metabolism in the Newborn

Program Date: 3 August 2018
Publication Date: 20 November 2018
Continuing Education Units: Nurse Contact: 1.0; Dietitian CPEU: 1.0

Course Description:

In this course, you’ll review the clinical findings that may be suspicious of a metabolic disorder; learn about laboratory studies that are performed for suspected metabolic disorders; and outline treatment guidelines, focusing on stabilization and acute management.

Course Objectives:

• Describe clinical findings that may be suspicious of a metabolic disorder.
• Review laboratory studies performed for suspected metabolic disorders.
• Outline treatment guidelines, focusing on stabilization and acute management.
  • CDR Level: 2
  • Suggested Learning Codes: 4150, 5000, 5290
  • Performance Indicators: 8.3.1, 8.3.4
  • Run Time: 49

Course Instructor Bio(s)

Courtney Allgeier, MS, RD, LD

Research Scientist,
Pediatric Specialty Nutrition Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, OH, USA
Courtney Allgeier is a Registered Dietitian who has been practicing for 15 years. Courtney earned her Bachelors of Science in Dietetics from the University of Kentucky and her Masters of Science in Dietetics from The Ohio State University. Prior to coming to Abbott, Courtney worked at Dayton Children’s Medical Center in Dayton, Ohio as a clinical pediatric dietitian specializing in inborn errors of metabolism and pediatric oncology. Since joining Abbott Nutrition in 2007, Courtney has been a part of the pediatric research and development team. As a research scientist, she provides global nutrition science support for Abbott’s pediatric specialty products.

Barbara Marriage, PhD, RD

Global Science Lead,
Pediatric Specialty Nutrition
Abbott Nutrition
Columbus, OH, USA
Barbara Marriage is the Global Science lead for Pediatric Specialty Nutrition. She was previously an Associate Director in Global Regulatory Science and Innovation and Manager of the Pediatric Clinical Nutrition group in Scientific and Medical Affairs. In that role, Barbara and was responsible for clinical research in the area of pediatrics and maternal nutrition. Barbara received a BSc in Applied Human Nutrition from the University of Guelph, an MSc in Nutrition and a PhD in Medical Sciences from the University of Alberta. Before joining Abbott in 2002, she worked for over 20 years as a clinical research dietitian with extensive experience in pediatric nutrition and management of patients and families with inborn errors of metabolism. Her research interests include early programming, childhood obesity, maternal health and inborn errors of metabolism. Dr. Marriage has published over 30 articles in peer-reviewed journals, written book chapters and newsletters, and has given many presentations on nutrition related topics.
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